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An Open Invitation to Visit Bhopal for the 30th Anniversary

Dear Supporters and Allies,

We invite you to Bhopal to participate in the 30th anniversary activities, to re-affirm our solidarity to each other, and to connect and reconnect with activists from around the world. Thirty years is a long time for a struggle to be sustained but thanks to your support, the fight for justice in Bhopal is very much alive today.

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List of 30th Anniversary Events

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These lists provide details for events planned by ICJB and their supporters, split up by geographic region. Also included are events related to the release of “Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain,” a feature film that focuses on the disaster. The film is being released in the US & India in November/December.

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Sanjay Kumar and Martin Sheen

“Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain” Coming Soon to USA

Photo – ICJB activist Sanjay Verma met with Martin Sheen at a private screening of the film

“Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain,” a film based on the events leading to December 3rd, 1984, is being released in the USA on November 7th, 2014. It stars Martin Sheen as Union Carbide CEO Warren Anderson, Kal Penn as a Bhopal resident, Mischa Barton as a journalist, and others.

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Press Statement: “Bhopal Gas Survivors in Mumbai Hold Press Conf & Direct Action Against Dow Chemical”

Press Statement                 16 October 2014

On the eve of the 30th anniversary of the Bhopal disaster, more than a 100 Bhopal survivors arrived in Mumbai to remind the city that Union Carbide’s owner, Dow Chemical operates a 100 percent subsidiary in the city. They sought Mumbaikars’ support to make Dow Chemical honour its civil, criminal and environmental liabilities in Bhopal. Addressing a press conference today, representatives said they will embark on a two-day campaign to raise awareness in the city about Dow Chemical’s continuing liabilities in Bhopal.

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NIREH Protest Oct 2014

Press Statement: “ICMR-NIREH Has Betrayed Gas Survivors”

Press Statement                 11 October 2014

Five organisations working for the welfare of the survivors of the December ’84 Union Carbide disaster in Bhopal today demonstrated outside the National Institute for Research on Environmental Health (NIREH) during its 4th foundation day celebrations. They charged this 31st center of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) with betrayal of the interests of the survivors.

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